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  • Rim-Driven Permanent Magnet Motor Propulsor (RDP)

    A new type of drive developed by General Dynamics Electric Boat of Groton, USA. This drive is more compact and...

  • Rise of floor

    The distance above the keel that a tangent to the bottom at or near the keel cuts the line of maximum beam amidships.

  • Riser

    A conducting pipe connecting sub-sea wellheads, templates or pipelines to the equipment located on a buoyant or...

  • River/sea vessel, river/sea trader

    A low-profile vessel designed for navigation in coastal waters and river/sea trading. As a consequence, a river/sea...

  • Road tank-vehicle

    A vehicle on wheels fitted with a tank or tanks intended for transport of gases, liquids or solids by both road...

  • Road vehicle

    A commercial vehicle, semi-trailer, road train, articulated road train or a combination of vehicles, as defined...

  • Rock damping

    Deposition of rocks onto subsea pipelines to provide protection against anchors and fisherman nets when burying...

  • Roll call

    The act of checking the presence of the passengers and crewmembers, e.g. at assembly stations, by reading aloud...

  • Roll reduction

    The difference between unstabilised and stabilised roll angles at resonance in regular sinusoidal beam seas with...

  • Roll stabilisation

    A variety of roll stabilisation systems are available to reduce ship motions and forces which can cause cargo damage...

  • Rolling cargo, wheeled cargo

    Cargo on wheels, such as trucks, trailers or diverse rolling general freight and which can be driven or towed onto...

  • Roll-on/roll-off system

    The modern cargo handling technique first introduced in 1950s. Cargo is literally rolled on board ro-ro ships.

  • Ro-lo forest product carriers from Gdynia Shipyard

    The main feature of the three ro-lo vessels delivered by Gdynia Shipyard is multi-access system designed by MacGREGOR.

  • Ro-lo vessel

    A hybrid vessel equipped with hatch covers and cargo access facilities characteristic for ro-ro vessels.

  • Rolux wheelless cassette system

    The cargo handling system developed in Finland. It is focused on a 60-tonne capacity flat panel (12.2m x 2.6m...

  • RoPax NILS HOLGERSSON

    NILS HOLGERSSON and PETER PAN are 34,000gt RoPax ferries built by the Bremerhaven yard SSW Fahr-und Spezialschiffbau...

  • Ropax, Ro-pax, RoPax

    A vessel with large ro-ro decks and limited passenger facilities. Usually, the superstructure covers part of the...

  • Rope guard

    A two-part rope guard with ample overlap on the propeller hub protects the sterntube aft seal against mechanical...

  • Ro-ro

    Abbreviation for a vessel designed to carry vehicles, so arranged that the vehicles may be loaded and unloaded...

  • Ro-ro cargo handling gear, ro-ro equipment, cargo access/transfer equipment

    An equipment fitted on ro-ro vessels to ensure access and movement of vehicles on board. A typical cargo system...

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